World of Tanks Articles
If you've seen Mad Max: Fury Road, you understand how awesome the vehicle designs are. Once the World of Tanks: Blitz Halloween event, Mad Games, kicks off, you'll be able to own a piece of Pound's work as well. Pound has designed a pair of new tanks that can be unlocked during the Mad Games event from October 17th to November 12th.
World of Tanks console players are receiving a massive update today with the launch of the Mercenaries content expansion. The new addition "dramatically transforms its most popular franchise" for PlayStation 4 and XBox One. Wargaming considers Mercenaries "a re-launch of the 15-million player strong F2P console MMO".
World of Tanks players can celebrate the ongoing FIFA World Cup by taking part in Tank Football with Italy's Gianluigi Buffon as the Commentator. The 3v3 matches take place in special arenas, including one inspired by the Luzhniki, the stadium that will host this year's World Cup finals.
Wargaming has announced a World of Tanks console-exclusive expansion called Mercenaries. It is expected to launch for PlayStation 4, XBox One and XBox 360 on June 26th. This is a free-to-all console players expansion that developers call the "largest and most encompassing expansion of single- and multiplayer content for the beloved armor-themed World War II massively multiplayer online game".
Gamasutra is reporting that rumors are beginning to spread that Wargaming's Seattle office will be closing and over a hundred employees will lose their jobs. You may remember that Wargaming Seattle was the new name given after the buyout of Gas Powered Games, developers of the Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander series. We don't have any definitive word of the veracity of the growing rumor, but we have seen industry veterans posting job vacancies in their own companies to those displaced.
Wargaming is celebrating Pink Panther Day in World of Tanks: Blitz and the arrival of the oft-requested pink camouflage. Tankers can now deck their favorites out in bold-as-brass pink in order to strike fear into the hearts of their enemies.
World of Tanks players will be able to bring a little Warhammer 40K into the game with the arrival of the KV-2 tank decorated with the Valhallan Ragnarok camo as well as the BDR G1B with its Mordian style.
Legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is coming to World of Tanks. Along with him, he brings eleven new Italian vehicles into the game, including a "never-before-seen autoreloader mechanic" into the game. The Italian line will feature a series of lightly armored vehicles, higher damage mid-tier vehicles and Tier VIII+ post-WWII designs that include the autoreloader mechanic.
World of Tanks XBox One, XBox 360 and PlayStation 4 players will be receiving a free content expansion called War Stories: Spoils of War, a trilogy of story-based alternative history adventures. The new content can be played as a single player or in cooperative multiplayer.
Wargaming is celebrating the fourth anniversary of World of Tanks on console. Players on PlayStation 4 and XBox One who log in between now and the end of the month and who win a single match will score a free Japanese Tier II Ashigaru Te-Ke tank in thanks for their patronage.
Wargaming is ready to kick off the next Ranked Battles season that comes with a host of changes to turn "the whole season into an action-packed chase". The season will take place in a single stage that lasts for three weeks and has a 15-rank ladder for players to ascend.
If you've ever dreamed of driving a tank, Wargaming has your back. The company has partnered with a venture fund company to form a new venture called Neurogaming. One of the first tasks on the docket is to bring World of Tanks to virtual reality at some point in the future. To do so, two will be working on a pair of projects, one called Cinema VR, the other called Polygon VR.
World of Tanks will be seeing a nearly new game debut in March 2018. A new graphics engine will overhaul the entire technological base of the game and replace it with the CORE graphics engine. The game will be reimagined with redesigned graphical standards and each map "will have a distinguished flair" for deeper immersion. In addition, the entire sound tech as well. Each map will sport its own unique sound theme.
Both World of Tanks on PC and on console and World of Tanks Blitz have some fun holiday events going on for players. In one, play in Toy Tank Mode, while in the other, discover Blitz Fair.
World of Tanks players who have been enjoying the War Stories Campaigns will be pleased to hear that Runaway Tiger, the fifth in the series, is now out on all consoles. In this chapter, players will experience the Battle of El Alamein, but with a twist. Runaway Tiger is an alternate history campaign where "Allies have secretly gained access to a German production facility".